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ATRI launches annual Top Industry Issues Survey, seeks carrier response

ATRI gives survey respondents a list of 28 issues identified by the industry and asks for the respondent’s top three issues from the list. Some issues the group identified ...

ATRI launches rebranded website

Beyond rebranding its website, the group says it is also taking steps to streamline its online presence and is doing more to promote its research efforts to the trucking industry.

Walmart institutes new fees to squeeze shippers, carriers into on-time deliveries

The new fees will affect carriers and shippers who fall below thresholds established by Walmart’s new program.

Pennsylvania Turnpike tolls to increase for 10th straight year in 2018

The increase will see the most common toll for a Class 8 truck increase from $23.60 to $25.01 for E-ZPass and from $33.10 to $35.08 for cash.

American Moving & Storage Association inks discount deal for members with Penske

AMSA says the new discount program gives its member fleets an alternative to operating a private fleet.
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TCA launches program aimed at helping fleets increase profitability

Through the three-tiered system, TCA says carriers have the flexibility to choose how much time and resources to dedicate to the program. The costs of each tier vary based on ...

A day in the books: trucking, logistics CFOs meet in Chicago to share financial strategies

One of the recurring themes at the conference was the need to stay on top of the growing amount of operational and financial data.

XPO Logistics expands services for Sealed Air Corp.

XPO Logistics announced an expansion of its global supply chain support for Sealed Air Corporation - the maker of Bubble Wrap - by launching an integrated warehousing and logistics management ...

Truckstop.com taps Noël Perry as chief economist

Noël Perry, a managing partner with freight forecasting firm FTR, is joining Truckstop.com as the company's chief economist.

Texas TransEastern recognized by Murphy USA

Texas TransEastern (TTE) has been named 2016 Carrier of the Year by Murphy USA, a national gas and convenience store chain.

ATA’s annual conference set for October

ATA's Management Conference & Exhibition sessions this year will focus on the economic, regulatory and business trends in the industry. Scheduled topics include job creation and retention, infrastructure, law enforcement ...

ATRI seeking carrier input on driver pay, truck costs, fuel and more for annual Costs of Trucking study

The data collected from this research, along with previous ATRI reports, will give nine full years of trucking cost information that the group says gives carriers a benchmarking tool and ...

Daseke reserves nearly $10M in stocks for drivers

Flatbed fleet conglomerate Daseke Inc. will begin next month awarding its truck drivers an estimated one million shares of common stock worth an estimated $9.9 million.

Kansas trucking company uses InterNex Capital to refinance, expand business

Horizon Express and Horizon Logistics recently used InterNex Capital for a revolving credit facility to refinance existing debt and increase their liquidity, allowing them to buy new trucks and hire ...

Congestion cost trucking $63.4 billion in lost productivity in 2015

ATRI used truck GPS data, along with data from the FHWA, to determine that the trucking industry experienced more than 996 million hours of delays in 2015, which is equivalent ...